'Bonny Fire' near full containment at Riverside-San Diego county border

A large fire broke out in the southernmost tip of Riverside County, forcing evacuation to neighborhoods just north of the San Diego County border.

Firefighters responded to a call in the 44000 block of Bonny Lane a little before 3 p.m. Thursday, July 27. 

As of Friday, Aug. 8, the "Bonny Fire" stretched to about 2,322 acres with 98% containment, according to a joint update from Cal Fire and Riverside County Fire Department.

One structure was destroyed in the blaze, and one injury was reported, but additional information on the injured individual was not immediately available.

Evacuation orders and evacuation warnings were lifted for the following areas:

  • Terwilliger Valley
  • North of the San Diego County border
  • West of Anza Borrego State Park
  • South of Bowers Road
  • South of Bailey Road
  • South of Ramsey Road
  • East of Bonny Lane
  • South of La Clima & Indian Paint Brush Road
  • West of Anza Borrego State Park
  • North of the San Diego County line
  • East of Spanish Spur Trail

Residents were advised to use caution while traveling within the burn area and returning home.

An up-to-date map of evacuation orders, warnings and road closures can be found in the map below, as well as at linktr.ee/calfirerru.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.